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Road & Streetworks Operative

  • Employer: St Helens Borough Council
  • Reference: PEH011
  • Published: Mon 29/04/2024, 15:36 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 17/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: From: £26,421.00 To: £28,770.00 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: St Helens Metropolitan Council, Merseyside

We Are St Helens Borough Council.

Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.

Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.

Making A Difference as A Road & Street Works Operative within Place Services Directorate.

This is an exciting time to join our Highways and Infrastructure Team here in St Helens to help us drive forward and support the delivery of the Council’s ambitious Borough strategy. We want you to be part of our new team that is tasked with making us a leading highway authority, efficiently managing, maintaining, and improving our network and supporting economic growth.

With a recently adopted 5-year Highways Asset Management Strategy and a significantly uplifted 5-year funding settlement now is the perfect time to join us and support the Council during one of its most exciting phases of development, regeneration, and growth.

With a maintenance programme exceeding £30m and some of the region’s biggest transport schemes underway, the highways service has never had a more integral role to play.

We are looking to recruit a Road & Street Works Operative who will be required to assist the Highways Maintenance Team with all aspects relating to the management, improvement, and maintenance of the Highway.

They should be experienced in highways maintenance and possess the relevant skills to undertake a wide range of reactive maintenance activities such as tarmac, flagging, kerbing, and drainage repairs as well as other associated highway works i.e., installation of street furniture, ironwork, ancillary item.

Candidates must have a knowledge of Chapter 8 signing, lighting, and guarding regulations.

A current driving licence is essential. LGV (Category C) licence would be desirable.

Interested to Find Out More?

You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Geoff Caine, Highways Maintenance Manager on 01744 676733, or Gary Thompson, Engineer – Reactive Highways Maintenance on 01744 676409.

Thank you for your interest in working for us. If you are experiencing issues with applying online, you can contact a member of the team at Recruitment@sthelens.gov.uk and a form will be sent to you to complete.

Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.

Equality & Diversity

St Helens Borough Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Borough Council can be found here https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/equality

St Helens Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.

NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.

All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.

  • Employer: St Helens Borough Council
  • Reference: PEH011
  • Published: Mon 29/04/2024, 15:36 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 17/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: From: £26,421.00 To: £28,770.00 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: St Helens Metropolitan Council, Merseyside

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